Russell Nature Walks

Enjoy a relaxed, informative walk in a Private Forest and Kiwi Conservation Area with your friendly, qualified guides: Lisette & Eion. We are only 2.5km from Russell, in the beautiful Bay of Islands. Join us for an Ecology Walk or a Night Walk.

$55.00 - $60.00
$25.00 - $30.00

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Russell Nature Walks offers guided walks in a private Forest and Kiwi Conservation Area. We are located in the beautiful Bay of Islands, only 2.5 km from the historic village of Russell. It is one of the last habitats of two rare birds - kiwi and weka. Join us for an Ecology Walk or a Night Walk.

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Enjoy a relaxed walk with your friendly, knowledgeable guides: Lisette & Eion. See & hear native birds like weka, kiwi, pipit, fernbird, and tui. Learn about native plants and their uses. Hunt for weta (the gentle giants of the insect world) and view glow-worms on our “Night Walk”.

We specialise in small groups (maximum of 8). Walks last 2 hours and suit most fitness levels. Every ticket sold contributes to our Conservation Project.


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Physical address

Russell Nature Walks, 6080 Russell Whakapara Road, Russell, Northland, 0272, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
Months of operation:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
Bay of Islands Airport (Kerikeri) is 35km
Proximity to coach terminal:
The closest bus station is at Paihia, a 15 minute ferry trip from Russell
Proximity to town:
2.5 km south of Russell

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $55.00 - $60.00
(16 year(s) and under)
$25.00 - $30.00
Other charges:
Family rates and group discounts are available.
Further pricing information:
The minimum age on the Night Walk is 10 years old. Our walks are suitable for most fitness levels but there are steps. Please wear shoes (not jandals) and clothing appropriate for the weather.

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